Uzbekistan

Will new Uzbek president alter the dictatorial course?

New leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev has Uzbekistan's people wondering if the hard-line rule under Islam Karimov will change.

Will new Uzbek president alter the dictatorial course?

Politics

Uzbek interim leader secures landslide election win

Former PM of 13 years, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, receives 88 percent of votes in poll with little actual competition.

Mirziyoyev scores landslide win in presidential poll

Politics

Uzbekistan votes in first polls since Karimov's death

Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev is expected to succeed Islam Karimov, who ruled the country for 27 years.

Uzbekistan votes in first polls since Karimov's death

Politics

Uzbekistan to hold presidential elections on December 4

A week after long-time leader Islam Karimov dies, elections authority announces vote to be held in early December.

Uzbekistan to hold presidential election on December 4

Inside Story

What's next for Uzbekistan?

President Islam Karimov died this week after suffering a stroke.

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan buries President Islam Karimov

A large funeral was held in hometown of president, who died at the age of 78 after suffering a stroke.

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan's Islam Karimov dead at 78

Karimov, who dominated the Central Asian most populous nation for more than 25 years, has died.

Uzbekistan's President Islam Karimov dies

Politics

Confusion looms over death of Uzbekistan's president

Various diplomatic sources confirm death of Islam Karimov, but government only speaks of "critical condition".

Confusion looms over death of Uzbekistan's president

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan's Islam Karimov critically ill: government

The health of President Islam Karimov, 78, has sharply deteriorated over the last 24 hours, cabinet says.

Uzbekistan's Islam Karimov critically ill: government

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: Uncertainty after president's stroke

President Islam Karimov not seen in public since last week. Speculation of his death and possible successors abound.

Uzbekistan: Uncertainty after president's stroke

Uzbekistan

Uzbek President Islam Karimov 'in intensive care'

Leader's daughter says her 78-year-old father is hospitalised after suffering a cerebral haemorrhage.

Uzbek President Islam Karimov 'in intensive care'

Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan: President's daughter and the Panama Papers

Legal firm's data dump implicates the inner circle of Islam Karimov's eldest daughter.

Uzbekistan: President's daughter and the Panama Papers

Environment

Are 'Water Wars' imminent in Central Asia?

Once a zone with perfect conditions for farming, Ferghana Valley is today under threat of desertification.

Are 'Water Wars' imminent in Central Asia?

Uzbekistan

Thousands of Uzbek Muslims jailed for 'extremism'

At least 12,800 people imprisoned since 2002 on trumped charges with many facing torture, human rights group says.

Thousands of Uzbek Muslims jailed for 'extremism'

War & Conflict

Analysis: The Taliban's resurgence in Afghanistan

The Taliban have been making strategic gains, as Afghan government forces face new threats, writes Dawood Azami.

Analysis: The Taliban's resurgence in Afghanistan